[asdf-devel] Alternate default lisp system location

Robert P. Goldman rpgoldman at sift.info
Wed Mar 12 03:44:35 UTC 2014

Faré wrote:
>> On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 11:30 PM, Robert P. Goldman <rpgoldman at sift.info> wrote:
>>> >> How would you all feel about an alternate default location for lisp
>>> >> systems, in addition to
>>> >>
>>> >> ~/.local/share/common-lisp/source/
>>> >>
> NB: I think a new additional location under ~/ for CL code would be great,
> and just *before* 3.1.1 is released would be the perfect time for it, since
> users can then rely on #-asdf3.1 for their backward compatibility recipes.
> I personally used ~/cl/ but think ~/common-lisp/ would be great too,
> and while I think ~/lisp/ is a bit misleading I would accept it as
> well. I really dislike ~/asdf-systems/ since other tools (e.g. XCVB)
> may want to use the same path, too.

I'm ok with either ~/common-lisp/ or *both* ~/common-lisp/ *and* ~/cl/,
whatever is the sense of the community.

Let's make up our minds quickly, though, and make the change.

I agree that 3.1.1 is a good time, and I would like to get the change
into the manual now, too.


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